The Countdown Is on For 175th Royal Highland Show
The Royal Highland Show, one of Scotland’s most iconic and enduring annual events, is putting the finishing touches to its 175th Show, which runs from 18 -21 June 2015 at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh.
Billed as the biggest and best celebration of farming, food and rural life, the ‘Royal Highland’ is one of Europe’s most impressive rural shop windows, showcasing handpicked livestock, the finest food & drink and rural living at its most vibrant.
The Royal Bank of Scotland, partners of the Show since 1981, maintain their support for the four-day event, which attracted in excess of 178,000 people in 2014.
Scotland’s Larder Live!
This year sees the launch of Scotland’s Larder Live! at the Royal Highland Show. Showcasing the diverse range of quality Scottish farmed produce it will be a live, experiential food show, promoting and celebrating our Scottish food provenance, regionality and seasonality.
The loveliest of livestock
The Royal Highland’s big attraction is without doubt the livestock, with more than 5,000 of the finest cattle, sheep, goats, horses and poultry, heading for the showground over the four-day even
The Royal Highland Show is the largest equestrian show in Scotland with almost 3,000 horses and ponies competing in classes for light and heavy horses, private driving, heavy horse turnouts, harness and grooming plus top class show jumping.
An agricultural shop window
With the vast majority of agricultural manufacturers, dealers and specialists represented at the Show, farmers and others in the agricultural sector have a unique opportunity to review the latest releases and developments.
Grass roots learning
This year over 30,000 children are expected to visit the Royal Highland
Show where The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) is providing free interactive activities for school groups and the public at their Education Centre.
The Show offers a unique ‘High Street’ experience for all visitors, offering everything from luxury fashions, arts, crafts and home and garden accessories. Visitors will have the chance to pick up the latest country styles or take home a piece of rural life.
The Royal Highland Show, this summer’s moo-hoosive event, takes
place at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh from Thursday,
June 18 to Sunday, June 21.